McCallum High School

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Not to be confused with McCollum High School.
A.N. McCallum High School
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5600 Sunshine Drive
Austin, Texas
Austin, Travis 78756
United States
Opened 1953
School district Austin Independent School District
School number 512 414-2519
Principal Michael Garrison
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,729 (2015[1])
School color(s) Royal Blue and Gray
Athletics conference UIL
Mascot Knight
Nickname MAC
Team name The Knights, Lady Knights
Publication Excalibur (Literary Magazine)
Newspaper The Shield
Yearbook The Knight

A. N. McCallum High School is a public high school in Austin, Texas, United States.

McCallum, the second oldest high school in the Austin Independent School District, opened in 1953 to relieve growth in north and northwest Austin. Named after AISD's first high school superintendent, A.N. McCallum, the school strives to reflect the initiatives and achievements of its namesake.

In 1994, McCallum motioned to make its campus the home of AISD's Fine Arts Academy. Currently, the Fine Arts Academy is open to all students in AISD who wish to attend, given that they are accepted following an admissions process. Current fine arts strands include visual arts, dance, theatre (acting/performance and technical), cinematic arts, voice, and instrumental music (band, orchestra, classical guitar, and collaborative piano). The Fine Arts Academy was recently named the 2015 Grammy Foundation's National Signature School, the lone recipient out of thousands of fine arts high schools in the country.


In 1956 the first African-American student began attending McCallum as part of desegregation; a total of 13 black students attended white high schools in AISD at that time.[2]

Feeder patterns[edit]

McCallum feeder schools include Kealing Middle School and Lamar Middle School.

Notable alumni[edit]


External links[edit]

Class Reunion pages

Coordinates: 30°19′33″N 97°43′49″W / 30.32583°N 97.73028°W / 30.32583; -97.73028